Question about SanDisk 2GB Cruzer Micro SDCZ62048A10 Hard Drive

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USB Drive My USB Drive suddenly won't work. It was fine two days ago, but now it won't work. The light is barely on. I need a way to get all my files off of it.

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  • joeloro26 Jun 24, 2008

    I have the Sandisk Micro 2GB and it stopped working. It does not show up as a drive or disk management.

  • Anonymous Jun 25, 2008

    My USB Drive suddenly won't work. It was fine two days ago, but now it won't work. The light is barely on. I need a way to get all my files off of it.

  • NightRose
    NightRose Mar 05, 2009

    thanks anaesarora, but I dont know what those things are and need to ask you about them. i also cant figure out this site. do you have an email address we could talk through?

  • jprobinson27 Mar 10, 2009

    My USB 2GB wont work. It was fine when I plugged it in to my laptop, light came on and everything but then ten minutes later I looked down and the light was off and now my computer wont even pick it up when I plug it in. I even tried on two other computers. HELP!

  • camjoan Mar 11, 2009

    it was working 2days ago but now my laptop wont read the usb anymore and i need to retrieve my files from in it....the light is barely on n very faint

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2009

    Sandisk Cruzer Micro 8G has been working fine, suddenly is not recognized when inserted. Light sometimes comes on and stays on, sometimes comes on briefly then goes out. Have tried on three different PCs, a total of 7 different USB ports. Ports work fine for other devices. Cruzer Micro does not appear in Explorer, does not appear in disk manager. Am off to find a PC running Windows 98.

  • miguel808 Mar 14, 2009

    i plug my usb drive in the computer and the light doesnt even turn on at all and i cant open anything i have saved

  • help_meg May 11, 2010

    anaesarora: what do you mean by a repair at smd level? what does this mean?

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A lot of people (me included) seem to have a similar problem with this particular SanDisk model.The problem stems from the design of the drive: the slide that retracts and extends the connector (the silver piece that you plug into the computer) is easily damaged. If this happens, the connector won't extend completely and it can't get a solid connection to the USB port; without full contact, the drive won't be recognized by the computer and the device won't get enough power (this is why the LED won't light up, but the drive gets hot). The solution sounds a bit scary, but it's easy enough: GENTLY remove the drive's plastic casing (I pried mine open with a very thin screw driver). Hold the exposed drive by the edges, taking care to minimize contact with the now unprotected chip and hardware inside, and plug it in to a USB port. Mine lit up right away, and I was able to retreive the files and copy them on to a different, and hopefully more reliable drive.

Hope this helps.

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Its first needs a repair at smd level and then comes file recovery process. you can try seagate file recovery software , if it doent work contact me again

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